WestJet Expands Dreamliner Service With YVR-LGW In 2020

Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw

WestJet is adding daily, year-round service between Vancouver and London, Gatwick aboard the 787 Dreamliner starting 26APR, 2020.

"As we receive our next 787 Dreamliner deliveries, we're thrilled to offer our business and leisure travellers this same convenient daily flight but on our newest, state-of-the-art aircraft," said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet Chief Commercial Officer. "By increasing capacity by over 40% between Vancouver and London, Gatwick guests can enjoy a superior travel experience featuring our award-winning service on either side of the Atlantic." 

WestJet is set to receive three additional Boeing Dreamliners in 2020, bringing the airline's total up to 20.

"Our Dreamliner service is unique to WestJet and through increased domestic and transatlantic connections we're able to offer Canadians and visitors a superior experience whether travelling for business or leisure," said von zur Muehlen.

Dreamliner schedule highlights:

  • Earlier Dreamliner service between LGW-YYC operating daily as of 14APR, 2020. 
  • Transatlantic Dreamliner service between PAR-YYC resumes 12MAR, 2020.
  • Year-round daily service between YYZ-LGW on the Dreamliner. 
  • Domestic year-round 787 service between YYC and YYZ beginning in JUN. 
  • Service between YYC and DUB on the Dreamliner will remain three-times weekly in peak season.

This summer WestJet will operate 28 weekly flights to LGW from YYC, YVR, YYZ YHZ.

Anna Kroupina

Anna Kroupina Journalist

Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.